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Lactation consultant coverage should be the norm. Infant feeding support should be widely available and fully covered by government-funded health care and employer-funded insurance plans. We aren't quite there, but there ARE options! There are certainly publicly funded clinics that provide physician and

What is a "Normal" birth anyway? C-Sections ARE normal birth!! As a labour & Delivery nurse, I HATE it when people say, "oh, she had a normal birth". There is nothing more frustrating. Vaginal deliveries and c-sections are all

It is important to be aware of potential risks for feeding complications as early as possible. This way, you can be mentally prepared, and have support systems and strategies in place before you encounter possible issues. Unfortunately, Insulin

Why are we so obsessed with milk supply? When it comes to milk supply, our society often has a “more is better” mentality. The truth is, a freezer stash of milk is not a requirement. It can be difficult

Many cannabis products are available on the market. They can be used for a variety of reasons, a few of which include anxiety, sleep, chronic pain, and good ol' recreational fun. What happens if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, though?

(feature image by Taylor Magee @thatndgirl) Congrats on your new baby! Enjoy postpartum! See you in 6 weeks! Good luck! You may have heard this after you delivered your baby. And yes, it's true.  Typically, your follow-up with your doctor occurs 6

There are so many options for managing labour pain, and for optimizing labour progress!   You may be exhausted and tempted to stay in bed, but it is beneficial to get up and work with your body! Utilize your support person to

Breast Pumps.   How do we feel about them? Just "super", right? Pumping has become so commonplace on social media and parenting blogs that most parents purchase their pump prior to even having their baby.  Marketing companies have positioned the breast pump